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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Burlington County Elections officials: More than 267,000 ballots counted during this year’s election

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Burlington County elections officials announced the final count and certification of the 2020 General Election results Friday, saying a record 267,122 county voters cast ballots this year, amounting to 77% of the county’s registered voters.

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Burlington County Housing Hub responding to residents impacted by COVID-19

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Last December when Burlington County first launched its new Housing Hub, Freeholder Director Felicia Hopson predicted the initiative would become an important resource for county residents.

Little did she know how right she would be as the Hub would become...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Special Holiday Farmers Market to be held Saturday at Burlington County Agricultural Center

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Burlington County residents interested in fresh, locally grown produce and other seasonal foods and handmade crafts can find a variety at Burlington County’s upcoming Holiday Farmers Market.

The holiday market will be held this Saturday, Nov. 21,...

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Burlington County now offering at-home COVID-19 testing

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County residents, or anyone who works in Burlington County seeking a home test, visit: www.homecovidtest.org.

As part of their continuing commitment to help residents during the ongoing pandemic, the Burlington County Board is launching a new coronavirus t...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

Burlington County officials call for improved compliance with quarantining guidance

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With new COVID-19 cases rapidly rising across Burlington County and New Jersey during the pandemic’s second wave, Burlington County Health Director Dr. Herb Conaway and Freeholder Dan O’Connell are calling on local residents to shake o...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Burlington County Freeholders highlight programs and services for veterans

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The Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders highlighted many of the county services and benefits offered to veterans and military families as part of their commemoration of both Veterans Day and Military Families Appreciation Month.

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

COVID-19 Positive Cases Total

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Positive Cases County Graph and Charts (Dashboard)

 

 

 

 

*The State has now started reporting probable deaths, so the Health Department reviewed the deaths, pulled out the probable deaths and listed them separately at the ...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Freeholders urge businesses to use NJ discount to obtain PPE

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The Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders is encouraging businesses in the county to take advantage of a New Jersey program that can provide them with discounts on purchases of personal protective equipment.

The New Jersey Personal Protective Equip...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

Freeholders set deadlines for residents to submit resumes for appointments to commissions & boards

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The Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders continues to seek residents interested in serving on county boards, commissions and advisory committees and is encouraging them to submit their resumes soon in order to be considered for current vacancies ...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

New highway signs installed to help veterans locate VA clinic

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When the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs relocated Burlington County’s only VA outpatient clinic off Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst to a new location in Evesham in 2016, many veterans applauded the move to the larger, more modern facility....

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Burlington County Freeholders thank voters for approving ‘Vet is a Vet’ Amendment

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The Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders applauded voters approval of a Constitutional amendment expanding eligibility for New Jersey’s $250 property tax deduction to all honorably discharged veterans rather than just those who served d...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Sheriff’s Department To Collect Toys for Children in Need This Holiday Season

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The Burlington County Sheriff’s Department is once again collecting toys for children in need this holiday season at 32 drop-off locations across the county.

The 25th Annual Toy Drive will benefit local agencies including: the New Jersey Division...

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Election Information and Results

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Click here for Election Results

Results will be added after polls close.

Polls close at 8PM on November 3, 2020

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

Burlington County Women’s Advisory Council Hosting Art Supplies Donation Drive

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Burlington County Freeholder Director Felicia Hopson announced today that the Women’s Advisory Council is partnering with Providence House to collect art supplies for those battling domestic violence in the county in recognition of Domestic Viol...

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

Freeholders celebrate Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

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The Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders is celebrating Animal Shelter Appreciation Week and the successful adoption of more than 1,200 dogs and cats from the County Animal Shelter this year.

“I’ve had the privilege of serving ...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Freeholders applaud confirmation and swearing in of new Judges Ambrose, Friedman and O’Brien

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The Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders released the following statement on the New Jersey Senate’s confirmations of Burlington County residents Craig Ambrose, Sander Friedman and Mary Ann O’Brien to become Superior Court jud...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Burlington County receives $2.9 million grant from nonprofit to fund election expenses

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The Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced the County has received a $2.9 million grant to help cover additional expenses from this year’s switch to a primarily vote-by-mail election system.

The Freeholders voted unanimously Wedn...

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Burlington County Freeholders announce opening of Willingboro Lakes Park

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Members of the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced the opening of Willingboro Lakes, saying the County’s newest park will give residents and visitors a picturesque destination to relax, hike, fish, kayak and enjoy the outdoors within o...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Burlington County Freeholders grant preliminary approval for preservation of six new farms

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The Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders has given preliminary approval for six new farms to enter into the County’s Farmland Preservation Program, including four that are part of a critical land buffer around New Jersey’s largest milita...

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

More than 600 people tested during first week of County’s expanded COVID-19 testing program

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The Burlington County Health Department is already seeing increases in the number of people being tested for COVID-19 following the recent expansion of its testing program.

More than 600 people were tested last week through the county’s home testing option...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Burlington County Library System’s $45K Grant Award to Close Digital Divide

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Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholder Deputy Director Tom Pullion announced that the Burlington County Library System (BCLS) was awarded a $45,103 grant that will fund a library hotspot and device lending program to help close the digital divide an...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Freeholders announce $8.2 million in CARES Act funding coming to Burlington County and its towns

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The Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced that New Jersey will send close to $8.2 million in coronavirus relief funding to the County and its 40 municipalities to help with their response to the ongoing health and economic crisis.

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Burlington County Health Department announces resumption of free child immunization clinics

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The Burlington County Health Department has resumed its free child
immunization clinics for uninsured children and those covered by New JerseyFamily Care Plan A aged 5 to 18 years. Individuals of Native American or
Alaskan Native descent are automatic...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Burlington County will offer zero-interest loans to small businesses impacted by COVID-19

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The Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Burlington County Bridge Commission announced the launch of a new interest-free loan program aimed specifically at aiding small businesses impacted by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

 

A total...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Health Department Announces Flu Shot Thursdays for 2020 & Encourages Residents to get Vaccinated

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With the coronavirus pandemic still active and the start of the seasonal flu season fast approaching, Burlington County health officials are stressing the importance for all residents to obtain a seasonal flu vaccine as soon as possible.

The County Health ...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Burlington County has delivered more than 50,000 meals to seniors during coronavirus pandemic

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Burlington County has delivered more than 50,000 meals to homebound senior citizens as part of the County’s continuing effort to assist vulnerable residents during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

“The pandemic has been hard o...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Burlington County launching services at Recovery Center to aid residents struggling with addiction

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Burlington County is expanding its addiction services with the launch of a Recovery Center to better help residents obtain treatment and other critical mental health and community support to assist them through recovery.

Located at the Burlington County Hu...

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Burlington County museums and galleries reopening

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For the first time in months, history buffs, art enthusiasts and those interested in learning more about the natural sciences will be able to safely visit Burlington County’s outstanding museums and galleries.

Starting this week, the museums and galleries ...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

Burlington County holds first 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

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Burlington County officials, first responders and residents
came together Friday morning to pay their respects to the more than 3,000victims who lost their lives 19 years ago during a solemn 9/11 Remembrance
Ceremony.

Held outside the County Emergency ...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Burlington County Releases Video celebrating 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

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August 26, 2020 marks the 100th Anniversary of the signing of the 19th Amendment extending the right to vote to women and the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders is marking the occasion with the release of a video celebrating the amendment and i...

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Posted on: August 19, 2020

Burlington County Freeholders and Bridge Commission will extend small business assistance

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As part of their commitment to helping small businesses stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic, the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced the County will continue to offer to defer all loan repayments for businesses participating in...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Freeholders appoint first members to Minority and Equality Rights Task Force

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In a
move aimed at ending systemic racism, the Burlington County Board of ChosenFreeholders acted Wednesday to appoint the first 15 members of a new county
task force that will delve into social justice issues and make recommendationson actions the ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Health Department Launches Free COVID-19 Health & Related Social Resources App for County Residents

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“As part of Burlington County’s commitment to the community, we are doubling down on our population health outreach efforts of the past and pledging to continue communicating what is available to meet the needs of the community during ...

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